Formulas & Calculations for Pharmacology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The margin of safety of a drug is:

Question 2 2. A person is more likely to experience serious adverse effects from an overdose of a drug with:

Question 3 3. What is the ED50?

Question 4 4. The higher the TI:

Question 5 5. The therapeutic index is calculated as:

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Question 6 6. How is the volume of distribution calculated?

Question 7 7. _____ soluble drugs result in a higher volume of distribution because of the low fat content of the bloodstream.

Question 8 8. Name three types of patient characteristics that may alter the volume of distribution.

Question 9 9. What is the initial volume of distribution used to measure?

Question 10 10. What are examples of uses for the volume of distribution?

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Question 11 11.

Use the basic formula to fulfill the following order:

Xynaxet 50 mg, by mouth, immediately

The box of tablets reads 10 mg/tablet.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is the largest unit of measurement?

Question 13 13. How many mg are there in a g?

Question 14 14.

Use the basic formula to fulfill the following order:

Impericte 10 mg, by mouth, immediately

The box of capsules reads 1 mg/capsule.

Question 15 15. Much of medical measurement is based on the:

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Question 16 16. Which term describes the process of the body removing medication from the blood plasma?

Question 17 17. Which of the following best describes a steady state of medication concentration?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is TRUE regarding reaching a steady state of medication concentration?

Question 19 19. What does the term half-life mean with regard to medications?

Question 20 20. Approximately how many half-lives does it take for medication concentration to reach a steady state?

Formulas & Calculations for Pharmacology Chapter Exam Instructions

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